PEDS is an evidence-based tool for detecting and addressing developmental and behavioural problems in children from birth to seven years and 11 months. Key to successful application of PEDS is parent engagement. PEDS includes a parent completed questionnaire and a practitioner completed scoring and interpretation form. Two PEDS eLearning courses are available for practitioners, both experienced and new to PEDS. CPD hours: 3 hours.
Educates primary healthcare providers on the role of physical activity in the prevention and management of chronic disease, and advocates for multidisciplinary care. CPD hours: 2 CPD hours.
This course provides an overview of early childhood learning and development 0-8 years, with a focus on the dynamic interaction between child health, learning, development and wellbeing. CPD hours: 5 hours.
This course is the same as Laying the Foundations eLearning, but also aligns with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). Both versions of Laying the Foundations provide multiple interactive learning opportunities with current information and resources about young children and their families. CPD hours: 5 hours.
VCS Pathology (a division of the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer) is offering a free 4-hour CPD accredited online course to help you develop the knowledge and skills to offer HPV self-collection to eligible patients. By promoting HPV self-collection, you can increase cervical screening participation rates and help eliminate cervical cancer in Australia. CPD hours: 4 hours.
HEPReady® is LiverWELL incorporating Hepatitis Victoria’s suite of training courses for community and health workers that build knowledge about and take the fear away from, viral hepatitis and other liver conditions. CPD hours: 3.5 hours.
The program is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of how to communicate with and support change of practice within their workplace, encouraging colleagues and peers to support practices to be changed or modified to make immunisation activities more conducive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. CPD hours: 2 hours.
The program is nationally accredited and aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to provide instructions and information to clients, pro-actively follow up clients and liaise with other service providers to support a coordinated care approach. The program applies to individuals who assist and work under the delegation of health professionals. CPD hours: 20 hours.
This 1-hour interactive case-based module for nurses describes the various SCIg therapies available in Australia and demonstrates administration techniques involving push and pump methods, plus providing information on safe and effective handling of SCIg products, including storage and disposal. CPD hours: 1 hour.
The Foundations of Chronic Disease program by The Benchmarque Group is a short program that explores a range of engaging topics, fundamental to the practice of all primary healthcare clinicians. Delivered 100% online and free to complete, this is a fantastic opportunity to either refresh or expand your foundational knowledge in chronic disease. CPD hours: 10 hours.
This course provides aged care nurses with an understanding of how to provide evidence-based oral healthcare for frail older people with complex needs. This includes implementation of four key oral health processes: oral health assessment, oral healthcare planning, daily oral care and initiating dental referral for residents. CPD hours: 3 Hours.
This online CPD nursing course is for Practice and Enrolled Nurses looking to increase their knowledge of diabetes and improve the support they provide to people in their care. Nurses will benefit from this interactive Nursing CPD course by learning how to help people living with diabetes to manage their condition and prevent complications, as well as providing support, being able to explain diabetes and how to manage it, and answer questions that might be asked in a consultation. CPD hours: 12 hours.
This interactive self-paced eLearning course will build the knowledge of nurses in relation to diabetes and important issues associated with male reproductive and sexual health. The training activity uses scenarios and case studies to expand the basic knowledge of primary health care nurses to start critical conversations with men about their reproductive and sexual health and how this is impacted by diabetes. CPD hours: 2 hours.
Through case studies, presentations, group discussion, and online learning modules, the course will explore the nurse's role in STI and BBV prevention, care, and management. Sessions include clinical presentation and management of STIs, advanced sexual health communication, stigma and discrimination, contact tracing, HIV and viral hepatitis overview, and prevention. CPD Hours: 8 hours.
This is an online course for health professionals with three e-learning modules covering key aspects of planning and preparing for pregnancy for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Course content includes risks associated with pregnancy for women with diabetes, preconception counselling (including effective contraception use) and the key elements of diabetes specific pre-pregnancy care. CPD hours: 2 hours.
This course covers the disease presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation measures currently in use for psoriasis. You will also complete an interactive component utilising case studies and problem-based learning to acquire knowledge on the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) and how to use it to assess patient symptoms. CPD hours: 1 hour.
Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizzes and online learning module, this two-part workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace. CPD hours: 3 hours.
This sixteen session Intensive “Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Training” has been designed for self-paced learning and it is hoped that it will assist clinicians gain knowledge of how to work with DBT and how to work as individual therapists and as Group Facilitators using DBT. CPD hours: 16 hours.
Directed at aged care and community nurses, this online learning module has been designed as an introduction to HIV, with a focus on the health challenges of HIV in ageing. CPD hours: 1 hour.
In 2019 Clinical Excellence Queensland funded a project to reduce unacceptably high rates of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) at diagnosis in Queensland children. DKA is the major cause of mortality in children with Type 1 Diabetes. This webinar forms part of a campaign to prevent DKA at diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. CPD hours: 1 hour.
The Advance Project is a free, evidence-based suite of practical resources and a training package specifically designed to support GPs, nurses and practice managers to initiate advance care planning conversations and assess patients’ and carers’ palliative and supportive care needs.
CPD hours: 3 hours.
The Australian Digital Health Agency (the Agency) has developed a free online Digital Health Security Awareness course for the healthcare sector to increase awareness of cyber security risks and how to mitigate them. CPD hours: 1 hour 45 minutes.
The audit is designed to assist nurses to understand the HPV self-collection screening pathway and eligibility criteria and implement quality improvement strategies that can boost cervical screening participation. CPD hours: 8 hours.